Allan Goldsworthy is a criminal barrister with more than 34 years experience at the Bar. Over that period of time, he has acted for citizens in countless cases, ranging from minor matters through to major criminal matters.
He presently practices exclusively as a criminal lawyer. As a criminal barrister, he acts as a full time advocate and advisor.
Due to Allan Goldsworthy’s extensive experience as a criminal barrister, Allan has developed special expertise in running trials, especially jury trials. Jury work for barristers requires a unique and higher skill set and, of course, a strong insight into the applicable law. It requires the application of much time and determination to bring about the best outcome for a client, often accused of very serious offences. Allan understands very well that the client’s position must be advanced convincingly and with the utmost vigour.
As well as trials, Allan Goldsworthy has appeared in countless criminal law sentence hearings, which refers to cases where a plea of guilty has been entered and he is retained to obtain the best possible penalty for the client.
Legal Profession: 1985
NSW Bar: 1985
Also entitled to practise in all Australian jurisdictions (State, Territory and Commonwealth).
- Jury Trials
- Drug cases
- Bail applications
- Sexual assault allegations
- Fraud matters
- AVO matters
- Centrelink cases
- Appeals from Local Court to District Court and higher
- Country or interstate Cases
- Traffic and drink driving matters (DUI)
- Complex hearings of all kinds